Hopkinson Mossman, 19 Putiki St Auckland 1021 New Zealand
The taxonomy of marks in Can Do Academy are quoted from various sites of creative production, including artist studios, after school program rooms, and print workshops. The patina is that of incidental marks; signs of process that would typically be either contained in the surface of a painting (as purposeful mark-making), or purposefully excluded from exhibition.
The Custom House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK
The work of Ben Russell has often implicated the camera as a kind of drifting witness; a quasi-subject in passage between zones. Review by David Edward Price
The Island, Old Bridewell police station, Nelson Street, Bristol, BS1 2LE
Setting the pace for the evening, an enthused audience begins hurrying into the cell spaces of this former police station… Review by Bob Gelsthorpe
Laura Bartlett Gallery, 4 Herald Street, London E2 6JT
Elizabeth McAlpine's sixth solo show at the gallery continues her explorations into the materiality of photographic processes and the haptic legibility of surface through a series of photographic objects that hover between the bi-dimensional surface of their paper support and the architectural space they inhabit as well as represent.
Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, NY 12504-5000
Amy Sillman's painting practice has recently turned to the diagram, injecting into her lush, abstract fields of colour the sort of stringent line so often used to communicate complex information.